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Bishop Barron on “Bird Box”

by Bishop Robert Barron . January 24, 2019 .

The film “Bird Box,” based on a British novel of the same name, started streaming on Netflix around Christmas time. Starring Sandra Bullock and John Malkovich, it is a taut thriller that manages, perhaps despite itself, to shed considerable light on the parlous spiritual condition of contemporary culture.

“Bird Box” and Spiritual Warfare

by Bishop Robert Barron . January 17, 2019 .

The film “Bird Box,” based on a British novel of the same name, started streaming on Netflix around Christmas time. Starring Sandra Bullock and John Malkovich, it is a taut thriller that manages, perhaps despite itself, to shed considerable light on the parlous spiritual condition of contemporary culture.

“Bird Box” y el combate espiritual

by Bishop Robert Barron . January 16, 2019 .

“Bird Box”, la película basada en la novela británica del mismo nombre, empezó a transmitirse por Netflix alrededor de la Navidad. Protagonizada por Sandra Bullock y John Malkovich, es un tenso thriller que consigue, quizá a pesar de sí mismo, iluminar considerablemente la alarmante condición espiritual de la cultura contemporánea.

God Did Not Make Death

by Bishop Robert Barron . July 1, 2018 .

The Book of Wisdom offers us the strange assertion that God did not make death, for he formed humanity to be imperishable. This revelation directs us towards the truth that death is much more than merely the dissolution of the body; it is the full impact of the power of sin over our lives. This power is especially evident in our fear of death. The dormition of the Mother of God offers us a sign that Christ has given to humanity a way that takes us not only beyond our fear of death but beyond death itself. The way of Christ enables us to face the power of death with trust rather than fear.

The Empty Grave

by Bishop Robert Barron . April 1, 2018 .

Many people enjoy visiting the graves of famous people, from Abraham Lincoln in Springfield, IL to St. Peter in the Vatican. We feel a sense of peace and finality around graves. But the one thing we would never expect in a cemetery is action. Yet that’s precisely what we find at the center of Christianity, as St. John recounts in today’s Easter Gospel.

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